Yoon Shi-yoon

Yoon Shi-Yoon | Before & After The Military Service

Yoon Shi-Yoon is a 36-year-old South Korean actor who has been in the Korean Entertainment industry for 14 years. He couldn’t hold a fan meeting before leaving for the military. Fans were heartbroken by the announcement of his enlistment.

Yoon Shi-Yoon served in the Military as required for 21 months from April 2014 to January 2016

Let’s have a look at his updates after returning from the Military. 

Career Life & Updates After Military

A press conference was held to welcome the actor after the military.  “There were times when I felt embarrassed for being physically exhausted. But seeing my fellow soldiers working hard, I never regretted my decision [to join the Marine Corps],” said the actor when asked about his experience in the military.

After he returned from the Military, he announced his appearance in the historical fantasy K-drama “Mirror of the Witch,” playing Joseon’s famous doctor Heo Jun. Yoon also became a regular cast member of the Korean variety show “2 Days and 1 Night.” He continued to take part in many popular K-dramas like “Romance Full of Life,” “Grand Prince,” “Nokdu Flower,” and “Your Honour.”

Yoon Shi-Yoon Military Enlistment

At 28 years old, Yoon Shi-Yoon enlisted in the military nearly 5 years after his debut. 

Place of ServiceMarine crops in Pohang
Position heldNot Known

Why should all men in South Korea serve in the Military?

Conscription, under the Constitution of South Korea, states that it is mandatory for all male citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 years to serve in the Military. The duration of the service differs according to the military branch they serve. Usually, Active soldiers serve for a period of 18 months, Navy soldiers for 20 months, and Air Force soldiers for 21 months

Male citizens between the above age range go through an ‘Impairment and Disability evaluation’ before enlisting in the “first citizen service” mandate. 

The actor Yoon Shi-Yoon also had to serve as required despite having some breakthrough moments as an artist in the entertainment industry.   

Family & Relationships

FatherNot known
MotherNot known
SiblingsNot known
Girlfriend/SpouseNo (Only child)
Children Not known

Yoon Shi-Yoon Biography

NameYoon Shi-yoon
NationalitySouth Korean
Date of BirthSeptember 26, 1986
Birth PlaceSuncheon, South Jeolla Province, South Korea
Age (As of March 2023)36
EducationKyonggi University, Majoring in Arts
Height1.78 m
WeightNot known
Marital StatusNot known

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How long did Yoon Shi-Yoon serve in the Military?

Yoon Shi-Yoon served in the military for nearly 21 months, from April 2014 to January 2016. 

When did Yoon Shi-Yoon enlist in the Military? 

He enlisted in the military in April 2014, and was 28 years old at the time. 

When was Yoon Shi-Yoon discharged from the Military? 

He was discharged in January 2016 from service in the marine corps in Pohang

How old is Yoon Shi-Yoon?

Yoon Shi-Yoon is 36 years old as of March 2023. 

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